Webmachine questions

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Thu Mar 24 09:15:33 CET 2011


i am working on a small project, where i am using webmachine.
Everything works fine, but know i have some question regarding the

1. Tunneld delete throw POST (HTML forms)

Because of the limitation of the browser, i have to tunnel a delete
request throw a post request to webmachine.
When i look in the trace, great tool :-) , my request comes to the
decision M16 where the question is asked if this is a DELETE method or
The answer is false , because it is a POST and not a DELETE method.

Is it possible to change the method from a POST to a DELETE or which
kind of solution is the best?

2. Getting the protocol for the location

When i create a location header or a redirect, i want to decide of the
underlying socket, which kind of protocol i have to use (HTTP or HTTPS
for instance. I found that the socket is part of webmachine_request,
but there is no function inside wrq to retrieve this information.

Is there an easy way to detect the protocol which is used inside the

Thanks for your help,

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